The ants and the grasshoppers Flower Ant Ladybug Bee Sun Snake Grasshopper BeatlesSCENE 1 – (Summer music playing and a poster withAUGUST written on it)A group of animals are talking in a corner while another group ofgrasshoppers are singing while playing guitars. − Sun: It´s summer time! − Flower: It`s very hot! − Sun: The weather is very nice! − Ladybug 1: The sky is blue! − Bee 1: It`s a wonderful day! − Ladybug 2: The sun is hot! − Ladybug 3: The sun is bright! − Ladybug 4: Yes, it very hot! − Bee 2: It`s very hot! − Snake 1: Let`s go play! − Snake 2: Yeah, let`s play! − ALL: Yeah! Let`s play, let`s play! -Beatle 1: But September is coming - Beatle2:Yes you are right - Beatle 3:But now it`s hot. I prefer to play - Beatle 1: We need to prepare for the winter. - Beatle2: No we have lots of time to play. -Beatle 3: Don`t worry . It is time to play
- Beatle 1: I agree with you. We have time.- Beatle 3: Yes, I don`t like to Work.- Beatle 1: Let`s play with the rest of the animals.- Beatle2: No, no I don`t think so.-Beatle 3: Don`t be sillySCENE 2Seven ants come in with food on their back. Each grasshopperspeaks with its matched ant. − Grasshopper 1: Miss ant, please stop! − Ant 1: I cannot! I cannot stop working! − Grasshopper 2: The summer is long, you can work another day. − Ant 2: The summer is short, I have to work today! − Grasshopper 3: The summer is very long, you can find food another day! − Ant 3: No, I have to find food today. I do not have much time! − Grasshopper 4: We can play right now. Let`s play! − Ant 4: No, I cannot play! Sorry, I cannot! − Grasshopper 5: The summer is long, there are many days. − Ant 5: Winter is coming soon, we do not have much time. − Grasshopper 6: Miss ant, please stop! − Ant 6: I cannot stop now. − Grasshopper 7: Miss ant, let`s sing while I play my guitar. − Grasshopper 5: No, winter is coming! I told you before, we need to prepare food for the winter.
− Grasshopper 5: Let`s play the guitar and singing.SCENE 3 – (Winter music and a poster with November writtenon it)The animals are putting on scarfs, caps, gloves and jackets onwhen the sun comes out. − Sun: It`s very very cold today... (as s/he is walking away) − Flowers: Yes, it`s very cold today. − Ladybug 1: I don´t like the rain! (as s/he opens umbrella and walks out) − Bee 1: brrr... the wind is very cold! (as s/he walks out) − Ladybug 2: I am going home because I am very cold and I prefer to be in my home. − Bee 2: It´s raining! I´m going home where I will be warm next to my fireplace. − Ladybug 4: Yes, yes. Let`s go home. . Let`s go home. − Snakes: It´s a winter day and the weather is really, really bad. It´s horrible, let´s go home!(winter music plays once again)SCENE 4It´s a winter day and the grasshoppers are wearing scarfs, caps,gloves and jackets. − Grasshopper 1: I`m cold, very very cold and we don´t have any food to eat. − Grasshopper 2: I´m very hungry!
− Grasshopper 3: I´m very cold and also very hungry. − Grasshopper 4: We don´t have any food. − Grasshopper 5: Why didn´t we prepare any food for the winter? Grasshopper 5: We need to eat because our bodies need energy in order to survive. Grasshopper 5: We need to eat because our bodies needenergy in order to survive. − Grasshopper 6: Mrs. Ant, can you please open the door? Please! It´s very cold outside and we don´t have anything to eat. − Grasshopper 7: Mrs. Ant can we eat with you... Please! I´m really hungry! − ALL: Please!!! We are hungry! Please!!! It´s very cold and we are hungry.(As one ant walks out of the door) − Ant 1: I worked hard in the summer so we could have food now, during the cold winter. − Ant 2: Yes!!! We worked hard while you where singing and playing your guitars. − Ant 3: You didn´t think during the summer about the food you would need for the winter. − Grasshopper 1: I´m so sorry! I promise that I will work hard next summer. − Grasshopper 2: Please help us! We need to eat! − Grasshopper 3: It´s very cold outside. Perhaps we can help you clean the house or we could prepare the food??? − Ant 4: I suppose, let´s go inside! − Ant 5: We can all eat together. − Ant 6: We have a lot of food that we can share with you.
− Ant 2: You spent your summer days playing while we spent our days working very hard. − Ant 1: We have enough food for everyone. − Grasshopper 4: Thanks for your help − Grasshopper 5: Next summer we will work hard and prepare food for the winter. We have learned our lesson! − Grasshopper 6: Yes, we are going to change. − Grasshopper 7: Thank you very much!All together they start to eat and then begin to dance together.